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Keywords: Lewiston Falls

Historical Items

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Item 9691

Great Falls of the Androscoggin River, Lewiston, ca. 1975

Contributed by: Lewiston Public Library Date: circa 1975 Location: Lewiston Media: Phototransparency

Item 9666

Libbey Mill, Lewiston, ca. 1975

Contributed by: Lewiston Public Library Date: circa 1975 Location: Lewiston Media: Phototransparency

Item 9690

Cowan and Libbey Mills, Lewiston, ca. 1975

Contributed by: Lewiston Public Library Date: circa 1975 Location: Lewiston Media: Phototransparency

Exhibits

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From French Canadians to Franco-Americans

French Canadians who emigrated to the Lewiston-Auburn area faced discrimination as children and adults -- such as living in "Little Canada" tenements and being ridiculed for speaking French -- but also adapted to their new lives and sustained many cultural traditions.

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Lt. Charles A. Garcelon, 16th Maine

The son of Maine's surgeon general and nephew of a captain in the 16th Maine, Charles A. Garcelon of Lewiston served in Co. I of the 16th Maine. His letters home in the first 17 months of his service express his reflections on war and his place in it.

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In Time and Eternity: Shakers in the Industrial Age

"In Time and Eternity: Maine Shakers in the Industrial Age 1872-1918" is a series of images that depict in detail the Shakers in Maine during a little explored time period of expansion and change.

Site Pages

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Surry by the Bay - Surry Village School

Herbert Tilden of Lewiston was the first teacher. Considered modern for its day, it was built by Jesse M.

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Fires in Rumford

… 4, 1923 Rumford Falls Times, July 20, 1988 Poem by John McInnis Rumford Falls Times, November 29, 1929 Lewiston Sun Journal, February 16, 1931

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Regional and Town History

… engine, lying as they do between the cities of Lewiston/Auburn to the east, and Norway/South Paris to the west.